Archive for June, 2016

WATER RESCUE AWARENESS AND OPERATIONS

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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FIRE MUTUAL AID TRAINING PROGRAM

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

SOUTHWESTERN NH DISTRICT FIRE MUTUAL AID WILL BE CONDUCTING A TRAINING SESSION ABOUT FIRE MUTUAL AID AND PROPER RADIO PROCEDURES AT THE LYNDEBOROUGH FIRE STATION ON FOREST ROAD ON JULY 12th AT 1830 HOURS.
ALL AREA DEPARTMENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

20 years ago today on June 28, 1996 – Flock Fiber Fire on Main St. in North Walpole. Dispatchers on duty were Dave Carter, Dave Whipple and Joe Sangermano. Photos by Tom Redin (then Dispatcher 10)
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE RADIO TRAFFIC

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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Monday, June 27th, 2016

40 years ago on June 27, 1976 – Hopkins Grain Mill Fire in Greenfield NH. Dispatchers on duty were Ed “Berg” Bergeron and Kevin Kennedy (the same Kevin Kennedy that works here today) Kevin says it was the biggest fire he ever dispatched. Tankers were sent to the scene as far away as Keene.
CLICK HERE FOR A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

Here is a letter sent out to all the mutual aid departments from the Greenfield Fire Chief:

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FIRE MUSTER BROOKLINE NH

Friday, June 24th, 2016

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VERMONT FIRE TRAINING

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Vermont Fire Academy
Firefighter I and II Course Announcements
Vermont Fire Academy

APPLICATIONS FOR
FIREFIGHTER I
AND
FIREFIGHTER II COURSES
ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED.

Interested students are encouraged to submit a General Admission Application to reserve their seat.

Click here for a General Admission Application
The Vermont Fire Academy is pleased to announce the following course locations and orientation dates. Classes will be held on weeknights and weekend days. Course schedules are being finalized.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by January 1, 2017.

For updated information, visit our website.

Firefighter I Course Locations:
Location
Application Deadline
Course Start Date
Time
Class Meeting Night
Barton @Glover September 1, 2016 September 14, 2016 1800 Wednesday
Brandon/
Middebury @Brandon August 25, 2016 September 8, 2016
1830 Thursday
Chester
August 22, 2016 August 8, 2016
1800
Monday/
Thursday
South Hero August 23, 2016 September 6, 2016 1800
Thursday
Swanton
August 26, 2016 September 9, 2016
1800
Tuesday
Windham County August 9, 2016 August 23, 2015
1800
Tuesday/
Thursday

Firefighter II Course Locations:
Prerequisites: Currently certified at Firefighter I and Hazardous Materials Operations Levels
Location
Application Deadline Course Start Date Time Class Meeting Night
Bristol August 16, 2016 August 30, 2016 1830
Monday
Newark/
Orleans@ Orleans August 25, 2016 September 8, 2016 1800 Thursday
Rutland Town August 11, 2016 August 25, 2016 1800 Thursday

Firefighter I/II Combined Course Location:
Location
Application Deadline
Course Start Date
Time
Class Meeting Night
Lyndonville August 29, 2016 September 12, 2016 1800 Monday
Tunbridge
August 15, 2016
August 29, 2016
1800
Monday/ Thursday
Williston August 17, 2016 August 31, 2016 1800 Wednesday

Vermont Fire Academy
93 Davison Drive
Pittsford, VT 05673

Phone: 1-800-615-3473 / 802-483-2755
FAX: 802-483-2464

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

10 years ago today – Train derailment in Putney. Dispatchers on duty-Phil Tirrell, Tom Redin, Matt Yeatman
See pictures and story: http://firemutualaid.com/fma/trumpet/15-2.pdf

APCO DISPATCH COURSES IN VERMONT

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

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VERMONT FIRE TRAINING

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

2017 National Fire Academy Direct Delivery Courses

All NFA Direct Delivery courses are free of charge and students are required to submit a general admission application by the application deadline.

Course listing:
Course: Decision Making for Initial Company Operations
Location: Burlington Fire Station 2
Course Date: October 3 &, 4 2016
Application Deadline: August 19, 2016

Course: Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders
Location: Bennington Town Fire Station
Course Date: December 3 & 4, 2016
Application Deadline: October 17, 2016

Course: Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location: South Burlington Police Department
Course Date: January 9 & 10, 2017
Application Deadline: November 23, 2016

Course: Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
Location: St. Johnsbury – exact location TBD
Course Date: January 21 & 22, 2017
Application Deadline: December 5, 2016

Course: Leadership I for Fire and EMS: Strategies for Company Success
Location: Brattleboro Fire Station
Course Date: January 28 & 29, 2017
Application Deadline: December 12, 2016

Course: Residential Sprinkler Plan Review
Location: Division of Fire Safety Central Office – Berlin
Course Date: March 29 & 30, 2017
Application Deadline: April 10, 2017

Course: Training Operations in Small Departments
Location: Vermont Fire Academy – Pittsford
Course Date: June 24 & 25, 2017
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017

WEARE NH FIRE DEPARTMENT FUND RAISER

Monday, June 13th, 2016

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